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10 Things You May Not Know About Me

I posted this several months ago, but thought it would be nice for some of my new followers to check out:

1.  I am married to the most beautiful woman on this planet.  280 more words

Know Thyself

Nature vs Artifice in Evelina (sorry it's so long) (by Christina)

Due to its precise character portraiture and searing treatment of upper-class British social mores, Frances Burney’s Evelina (1778) has been positioned by many critics as a precursor to the work of Jane Austen. 1,731 more words

Evelina and Satire via Formal Changes/Technique and Corporality? (Triple Whammy)

Frances Burney’s Evelina is an epistolary novel that details the entrance into adult and metropolitan life of the eponymous seventeen-year old. As Evelina moves through the various “diversions” of London, from the opera, associated with the upper classes and refined tastes, to the mixing grounds of the pleasure gardens, she falls in love with a Lord and begins to embody and enact those modes of feminine propriety fashionable in the late 18th century. 597 more words